Giving with Warm Hands: Our History

When Warren and Lois McClure established the J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation in 1995, the longtime philanthropists already had a deep understanding of how community foundations respond to needs over time.

Giving with "warm hands" is a guiding principle for the family's philanthropic work. Read more.

The Fourth Annual Vermont Education Summit

Thursday, October 18, 2012
9:15 am - 1:30 pm
The Middlebury Inn 

The summit, hosted by the McClure Foundation in partnership with the Vermont Community Foundation, is an annual gathering of philanthropists, foundations, and community leaders. This year, Keynote Speaker Tim Donovan, Chancellor of Vermont State Colleges, will talk about promising new initiatives to revitalize our schools and colleges and to serve the career education needs of all Vermonters. 

Summit Resources

Prior to the meeting, participants are encouraged to read through a brief packet of background materials. Click here to access the packet.

The Lumina Foundation is working to increase the proportion of Americans with high-quality college degrees, certificates, or other credentials to 60% by 2025. Read about the current situation in Vermont.